Hi everyone! I've volunteered to help coordinate an information and editing event at the Monterey Public Library in beautiful Monterey California in conjunction with the Internet Librarian conference. This is a free event. The space will accommodate up to 75 people and we already have 20 people signed up. If you are interested in helping out please let me know. Depending on numbers it would be great to have 10 people with Wiki experience. I think it will be fun, and what a beautiful location.
Saturday, Oct 22nd 10am-1pm followed by a tour of the Monterey Public Library Wikipedia: Tips, Techniques & Engagement Merrilee Proffitt, Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research, Knight Foundation Grant Recipient Join this free workshop hosted by the Monterey Public Library as well as experts from Wikipedia and a Knight Foundation Grant Recipient. Have you ever wondered about how Wikipedia really works? This behind the scenes look at the world's largest encyclopedia provides the big picture view as well as tips and techniques for using it in ways you had not considered. In addition learn how to edit and contribute to this resources and learn how to encourage your patrons to contribute too! Bring your laptop, your questions and your can-do spirit! -- Merrilee Proffitt OCLC * Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research 155 Bovet Rd, Suite 500, San Mateo, CA 94402 T +1-650-287-2136 [OCLC]<http://www.oclc.org/home.en.html?cmpid=emailsig_logo> OCLC.org<http://www.oclc.org/home.en.html?cmpid=emailsig_link> * Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/pages/OCLC/20530435726> * Twitter<http://twitter.com/oclc> * YouTube<http://www.youtube.com/OCLCvideo>
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